devovere

See: devote
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Potuerunt Decij se dijs manibus devovere et in confettissima se hostium tela conijcere, tanta libertatem patriae benivolentia complectebantur.
The word is derived from the Latin word devovere, meaning "to vow." In a time when vows, whether to religious life or marriage, seem to be in crisis, devotion and devotions seem to "be suffering a similar marginalization.